“Bees and Butterflies”

So happy to see the monarch butterflies are back to lay their 4th generation on our milkweed plot.  When they emerge from their chrysalis as butterflies they will fly to the coast (probably Monterey or Santa Cruz area) and winter over in the eucalyptus trees there.  Then in the early spring they will search for … More “Bees and Butterflies”



I wanted to make my first blog about bees, of course, with Pollen for a last name.  My adventures into beekeeping started about 3 years ago when one of the parents at the school where I work asked me if I wanted to have bee hives in the school garden.  Honestly, at first I was … More Bees